strawberry jello salad in a bowl

Strawberry Jello Salad Recipe

This fluffy Strawberry Jello Salad recipe is perfect for every occasion from summer barbeques and holiday dinners! It is a side dish that everyone loves.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Cooling Time 4 hours
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 150kcal


Optional Garnish

  • 1/2 cup cool whip
  • 6 whole strawberries


  • Cut up a 16 oz package of fresh (or frozen) strawberries and set aside.
  • Whisk together strawberry jello and the cook and serve vanilla pudding in a saucepan.
  • Whisk in the water.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly and boil for 2-3 minutes, until the mixture becomes more translucent.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the ice cubes until melted.
  • Pour into a large heatproof bowl and cool in the refrigerator until slightly thickened.
  • Remove from fridge and stir in the diced strawberries and cool whip.
  • Return the jello salad into the fridge to chill and thicken.

Optional Garnish

  • Garnish with cool whip and strawberries before serving.



Serving: 16g | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 125mg | Potassium: 81mg | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 19.3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.2mg